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User avatar #7 - pukki (03/02/2013) [-]
I don't get it.
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#453 to #7 - Gigleman **User deleted account** has deleted their comment [-]
User avatar #401 to #7 - akkere (03/03/2013) [-]
There once was a user
Named pukki who read
A conundrum that weighed
Heavier than the thickest of lead

Dashing to the rescue
Soopiefox took to the lead
As he presented a solution
For pukki to read
#450 to #401 - thedarkestrogue (03/03/2013) [-]
You are an excellent word smith sir.
You are an excellent word smith sir.
#447 to #401 - oodlesandoodles (03/03/2013) [-]
Bravo   
   
   
No offense to soopfox, but this is a comment actually worthy of three hundred thumbs.
Bravo


No offense to soopfox, but this is a comment actually worthy of three hundred thumbs.
#405 to #401 - soopfox (03/03/2013) [-]
Beautiful poem. Very deep
User avatar #406 to #405 - akkere (03/03/2013) [-]
I don't know why I wrote it as "soopie", but be prepared for English Teachers to identify you as one with an identity crisis.
User avatar #306 to #7 - leachan **User deleted account** (03/02/2013) [-]
Dixon and Nixon: Goddamn Larry!
#27 to #7 - contracunt (03/02/2013) [-]
****** LARRY.
#11 to #7 - soopfox (03/02/2013) [-]
the words "lead" and "read" can be pronounced in two different ways depending on how it was used. Example:

"Lead is a sort of metal".
"I have read this book before".
Here the two words rhyme.

"I will lead you to a conclusion".
"I will read this book anyway".
Here the two words have another meaning and sound, but still rhymes.

Hope it helped.
#454 to #11 - anonymous (03/03/2013) [-]
380+ thumbs for a simple explanation?

Are people here retarded or something? How could people NOT get it?

******* dyslexia?
User avatar #288 to #11 - thedarkestrogue (03/02/2013) [-]
an explanation of the joke got thumbed this much? Did people really not understand it or something?
User avatar #448 to #288 - jalthelas (03/03/2013) [-]
People think knowledge is a treasure discovered by few?
User avatar #449 to #448 - thedarkestrogue (03/03/2013) [-]
I guess that makes as much sense as anything else.
Common sense, after all, is no longer common.
User avatar #388 to #288 - masdercheef (03/03/2013) [-]
The same thing happened to me a while back. My comment made it to number six, I think, just for explaining how putting the emphasis on different words can change the meaning of a sentence to seven different things.
#259 to #11 - anonymous (03/02/2013) [-]
Thumb for fuuko! <3
#199 to #11 - chadvader ONLINE (03/02/2013) [-]
spelled phonetically

"Led is a sort of metal"
"I have_ red_ this book before"

"I will leed you to a conclusion"
"I will reed this book anyway"

Hopefully that helps some more, and doesn't confuse anyone
User avatar #208 to #199 - soopfox (03/02/2013) [-]
I take that "phonetically" means how it is pronounced/how it sounds when pronounced.
#122 to #11 - bulbakip (03/02/2013) [-]
how do you spell the past-tense of lead?

or! I really want the past tense of lay... erm like "I had lied down." layed down?
User avatar #452 to #122 - sinonyx (03/03/2013) [-]
lied down and layed down are two different things

one is you yourself are lying down, the other is you setting something down
User avatar #155 to #122 - buthow (03/02/2013) [-]
Led.
User avatar #386 to #155 - miscarriage ONLINE (03/03/2013) [-]
<3
User avatar #114 to #11 - ForNarniaaa (03/02/2013) [-]
I feel like you should teach an English class...


for idiots.
#78 to #11 - anonymous (03/02/2013) [-]
What about Chinese people? Don't they say l instead of r and r instead of l?
User avatar #14 to #11 - oscarwashere ONLINE (03/02/2013) [-]
Thanks man, helped me understand the joke big time :)
thumb for you.
#8 to #7 - raeptiemx (03/02/2013) [-]
Read, as in present tense of the verb read, rhymes with lead, as in the present tense of the verb lead and read, as in past tense of the verb read rhymes with lead as in the name of the element, lead. Hope that helped! Pic unrelated.
#429 to #8 - anonymous (03/03/2013) [-]
there is a cock on him as well
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